lateral rectus (muscle)

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lat·er·al rec·tus (mus·cle)

extraocular muscle in orbit; origin, lateral part of the common tendinous ring that bridges superior orbital fissure; insertion, lateral part of sclera of eye; action, abduction; nerve supply, abducens.
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